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Saucer: C.36-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Ferniani Factory

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Description

Earthenware. Tin-glazed greyish-white overall. The glaze has crawled from the edge of the base in three places. Painted in blue, green, yellow, orange-red, brown, and manganese-purple.
Circular, with shallow concave sides and slightly recessed base.
An urn filled with flowers, the base of a rectangular column, a flying bird, a flowering tree, foliage, and lawn. The rim is encircled by a border of five oblong panels of purple trellis diaper, alternating with panels containing three flowers separated by leaves.

Notes

History note: Leone Dalla Torre, 355 Piazzetta dei Leoni, Venice, from whom purchased in October 1903 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher (Typed Cat. 1899).

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 13.5 cm
Height: 2.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Faenza ⪼ Emilia-Romagna ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

18th Century
Circa 1760 CE - 1780 CE

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, green, yellow, orange-red, brown, and manganese-purple)

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Earthenware. Tin-glazed greyish-white overall. The glaze has crawled from the edge of the base in three places. Painted in blue, green, yellow, orange-red, brown, and manganese-purple.
Tin-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.36-1928
Primary reference Number: 74675
Glaisher: Gl.1899
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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